Xyleborus Eichhoff, 1864

Gomez, Demian F., Rabaglia, Robert J., Fairbanks, Katherine E. O. & Hulcr, Jiri, 2018, North American Xyleborini north of Mexico: a review and key to genera and species (Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae), ZooKeys 768, pp. 19-68: 36

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Xyleborus Eichhoff, 1864


Xyleborus Eichhoff, 1864 

Anaeretus  Dugès, 1887. Synonymy Hagedorn 1910.

Progenius  Blandford, 1896. Synonymy Hagedorn 1910.

Mesoscolytus  Broun, 1904. Synonymy Bain 1976.

Heteroborips  Reitter, 1913. Synonymy Schedl 1934.

Boroxylon  Hopkins, 1915. Synonymy Schedl 1952.

Notoxyleborus  Schedl, 1934. Synonymy Wood 1986.

Type species.

Bostrichus monographus  Fabricius.

Species of Xyleborus  differ from most (but not all) members of the tribe by the truncate antennal club, the first segment of which is corneous. Species of Xyleborus  s. str. ( Hulcr and Cognato 2013) have an inflated prosternal posterocoxal process. Some species currently placed in Xyleborus  do not have this feature, but the proper genus placement of many such species is unclear.

Key to species of female Xyleborus